GRE Subject Test: Psychology : Psychometrics

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Example Question #1 : Psychometrics

Which of the following theorists is most commonly associated with projective personality testing?

Possible Answers:

Watson

Hathaway

Millon

Rorschach

McKinley

Correct answer:

Rorschach

Explanation:

“Rorschach” is the only name associated with projective personality tests. Projective tests involve ambiguous stimuli and are believed to reveal underlying thoughts and emotions. Rorschach was a leader in developing the scoring system for the Rorschach Inkblot test. “Millon” developed the Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory (MCMI-III), an objective personality test. “Hathaway” and “McKinley” are both associated with the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI-2). Last, “Watson” was an American psychologist who founded behaviorism and is associated with classical conditioning.

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